Decoding Nutrition Infographic

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Research shows that higher-protein meals increase perceived appetite as well as satiety in obese and overweight men while undergoing a weight loss program. According to the research, higher-protein intake resulted in greater satiety during the entire day and also morning appetite and late night appetite reductions in comparison to a normal protein diet. Other…

Tai Chi Reduces Risk Of Falls In Stroke Survivors

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According to research, Tai Chi could reduce risk of falls in stroke survivors. It is a martial art form which originated in ancient China. Tai Chi involves relaxed breathing, physical movements as well as mental concentration. In comparison to survivors getting usual care or taking part in a national exercise program, individuals practicing Tai…

Omega-3 and Vitamin D Could Help Clear Alzheimer’s Amyloid Plaques

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Researchers have determined how omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D3 can boost the immune system’s capability to remove the brain of amyloid plaques, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers discovered signaling networks and key genes regulated by the omega-3 fatty acid DHA and also vitamin D3 which can help manage inflammation and greatly…

7 Powerful Foods to Fight Cancer

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Tomatoes Tomatoes are an excellent dietary source of lycopene, a phytochemical molecule known as a carotenoid, which is responsible for the vibrant red, orange and yellow colours of a lot of vegetables and fruits. Lycopene is probably the carotenoid which has potentially the most powerful impact on the fight against cancer. Although most studies…

Health Effects Of Caffeine Infographic

Health Effects Of Caffeine Infographic

Maternal nutrition is essential for a developing embryo as well as the health of the child in the future. Supplementing with certain vitamins has proven to improve health of the fetus, one example is folic acid, which lowers the risk of spina bifida. On the other hand not everything an expectant mother might consume…

Cord Blood Collection Infographic

Cord Blood Collection Infographic

Diabetes type 1 is a result of the pancreatic islet beta cells being attacked by the immune system of the human body, and as a result daily insulin injections are needed to manage blood glucose levels. A treatment making use of cord blood stem cells re educates the T cells of a diabetic patient,…

Health Benefits of Walking Infographic

Health Benefits of Walking Infographic

According to research, participating in regular physical activity is linked to less cognitive function decline in older individuals. Earlier studies have indicated that physical activity is linked to reduced rates of cognitive impairment in older individuals. Many of these studies have however been carried out among generally healthy individuals, and have relied on not…

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Aerobic Exercise May Slow Progression of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

A study has revealed that walking improved more in individuals with Parkinson’s who walked on a treadmill for a longer time at a comfortable speed compared to individuals who walked at an increased speed and incline for less time (high-intensity exercise). Benefits for resistance and stretching exercises also found. The study revealed that 50…

Research Shows That Pomegranate Juice Can Reduce Blood Pressure

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Research shows that blood pressure can be reduced with daily pomegranate juice consumption. For the study, 10 individuals consumed 500ml pomegranate juice daily and 10 individuals consumed a placebo of 500ml water. Blood pressure measurements and urinary hormone levels were taken prior to as well as after half an hour of exercise, both prior…

Cataract Infographic

Cataract Infographic

The most commonly performed surgery is cataract surgery, with over 1.5 million of these surgeries performed each year. Cataract surgery is required when a cloud forms in the lens of the eye, resulting in double and blurred vision and sensitivity to glare and light, as well as other symptoms. This standard cataract surgery consists…